From battleground to backwater

MacFarquhar, Emily
December 1993
U.S. News & World Report;12/13/93, Vol. 115 Issue 23, p69
Reports that four years after it ceased serving as a battleground for the superpower struggle, Afghanistan has become just another faraway place consuming itself in fratricidal war. Prediction that factional fighting may continue for another decade; Why the world has good reason to give up on the country; Absence of functioning central government; How U.N. Development Program has found a way around the power vacuum in Kabul.


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